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Patients holding back data from doctors out of data breach fear

Patients' fear of data breach may be causing them to hold back information from their doctors, according to a survey by Software Advice reported by Becker's Hospital Review.

Consumers fear wearables privacy loss, unless the price is right

Wearables seem to be all the rage on tech media catwalks, but not so much with the general public. The problem: concerns about privacy. Still, offer consumers coupons or discounts, or help them with health and lifestyle maintenance, and you're half way there.

Blue Shield exposes thousands of doctors' Social Security numbers

Health insurance provider Blue Shield of California admitted to exposing Social Security numbers of 18,000 doctors in a public filing with the state's Department of Managed Health Care.

Infographic: Mobile policies fail to keep pace with device use in healthcare

Doctors are increasingly using mobile devices to provide patient care, yet many healthcare organizations do not have a mobile technology policy in place, according to a recent survey by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society.